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KANSAS STATE (5-0) vs. LSU (5-0)
FOURTH ANNUAL CAYMAN ISLANDS CLASSIC / CHAMPIONSHIP

Wednesday, November 23, 2022 >> 6:30 pm CT >> John Grey Health club (2,000) >> Grand Cayman, CI

TV

FloHoops / FloHoops App (hyperlink right here)

  • Jess Settles (play-by-play)
  • Scott Warmann (analyst)
  • Philip Hopwood (producer)

RADIO

Ok-State Sports activities Community
Flagships: // KMAN 1350 & WIBW 580
Satellite tv for pc Radio: Sirius XM 381/SXM App 971
On-line: Varsity Community [free] / www.kstatesports.com/watch [free]

  • Wyatt Thompson (play-by-play)
  • Stan Weber (analyst)

LIVE STATS

kstatesports.com
caymanislandsclassic.com

TICKETS

caymanislandsclassic/tickets
Event Package deal: $250 (all 12 video games)
Booster Package deal: $125 (simply Ok-State’s 3 video games)

COACHES

Ok-State: Jerome Tang [Charter Oak State College ’07]

File at Ok-State: 5-0/First Yr
Profession File: 7-0/First Yr
vs. LSU: 0-0 [0-0 at K-State]

LSU: Matt McMahon [Appalachian State ’00]

File at LSU: 5-0/First Yr
Profession File: 159-67/eighth Yr
vs. Ok-State: 0-0 [0-0 at LSU]

PROJECTED STARTING LINEUP (Primarily based off the final sport)

Kansas State (5-0)
G: #1 Markquis Nowell

G: #5 Cam Carter

F:#11 Keyontae Johnson

F:#35 Nae’Qwan Tomlin

C:#3 David N’Guessan

LSU (5-0)
G: #3 Justice Hill
G: #44 Adam Miller
F: #5 Mwani Wilkinson
F: #12 KJ Williams
F: #13 Jalen Reed

Ok-STATE PLAYS LSU IN CAYMAN ISLANDS CLASSIC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

  • Kansas State (5-0) will play LSU (5-0) within the championship sport of the fourth annual Cayman Islands Basic on Wednesday, Nov. 23 at 6:30 pm, CT at The John Grey Gymnasium. It will likely be the primary in-season championship sport look for the Wildcats since successful the 2018 Paradise Jam in St. Thomas, USVI Wednesday’s sport will air on FloHoops.
  • Ok-State has superior to the championship sport after knocking off Rhode Island, 77-57, within the first spherical on Monday then Nevada, 96-87, in extra time on Tuesday night time.
  • Seniors Markquis Nowell and Keyontae Johnson mixed for 57 factors, together with 14 of the group’s 16 factors in extra time, to assist elevate Ok-State previous Nevada in extra time.
  • After the Wildcats surrendered a 9-point lead with lower than 4 minutes to play to path 80-78 with 14 seconds left in regulation, Nowell drove the lane and was in a position to convert on a layup in site visitors to power the extra time interval with 3.5 seconds remaining. The momentum carried the group within the additional interval, as they dominated the sport by connecting on 83.3 p.c (5-of-6) from the sector and making 6 of their 10 free throws.
  • The 57 mixed factors by Nowell (29) and Johnson (28) have been probably the most by Wildcat teammates since Dean Wade (34) and kamau stokes (23) additionally mixed for 57 factors in win at Iowa State on Dec. 29, 2017. It marked simply the 15th time in class historical past that two gamers scored 25 or extra factors in the identical sport and the primary time since Jacob Pullen (28) and denis clement (25) did it in opposition to Xavier on March 25, 2010.
  • Nowell completed with 29 factors on 10-of-20 discipline targets, together with 2-of-7 from 3-point vary, and 7-of-9 free throws and 11 assists in 41 minutes to turn into simply second Wildcat with a 25-point /10-assist sport in class historical past and the primary since steve henson had 26 factors and 11 assists vs. Colorado on Jan. 18, 1989. Total, it was simply the fifth 20-point/10-assist sport in class historical past and the primary since angel rodriguez in 2013.
  • Johnson set a career-high with 28 factors on 8-of-13 discipline targets, together with 2-of-3 from past the arc, and 10-of-11 free throws to earn his ninth profession 20-point sport and his first at Ok-State.
  • Johnson is averaging 21 factors on 52.4 p.c capturing, together with 42.9 p.c from 3-point vary, to go together with 7.0 rebounds per sport, whereas Nowell is averaging 19 factors and 11.5 assists per sport after 2 video games on the match. Two different Wildcats – Nae’Qwan Tomlin (12.0 pp.) and David N’Guessan (10.0 ppg.) – additionally averaging in double figures.
  • LSU (5-0) superior to the championship sport after defeating Illinois State (77-61) within the first spherical on Monday and Akron (73-58) within the semifinals on Tuesday. Adam Miller (23) and KJ Williams (19) mixed for 42 factors within the win over the Zips. Williams and Miller are averaging 26.0 and 18.0 factors per sport, respectively, after 2 video games on the match.
  • That is Ok-State’s first look within the Cayman Islands Basic, nevertheless, the Wildcats did win a championship of their final go to to a match within the Caribbean on the 2018 Paradise Jam in St. Thomas within the US Virgin Islands.

NEVADA POSTGAME NOTES
Crew Notes

  • Ok-State moved to 5-0 to start out a season for the primary time since 2018-19.
  • Ok-State is now 164-52 in non-conference play since 2006-07, together with 24-22 at impartial websites.
  • Ok-State scored a season-high 96 factors on a season-best 55 p.c capturing (33-of-60), together with 47.1 p.c (8-of-17) from 3-point vary, and related on 78.6 p.c (22- of-28) from the free throw line… The Wildcats hit on 83.3 p.c (5-of-6) in extra time… The group related on higher than 50 p.c from the sector in every half for the primary time since North Dakota on Nov. 28, 2021.
  • The 96 factors have been probably the most since additionally scoring 96 factors at Oklahoma State on Jan. 18, 2017.
  • Ok-State has had at the very least 2 double-digit scorers in every of the primary 5 video games.
  • Ok-State is now 72-47 all-time in extra time, together with 66-37 in single extra time… The Wildcats have now received 4 of their final 5 extra time video games.
  • The 44 factors within the paint have been a season excessive.
  • Ok-State had 21 assists on a season-best 33 made discipline targets.
  • Ok-State dominated the glass, holding a 36-22 rebounding benefit… The group snagged 13 offensive rebounds leading to 16 second-chance factors… Johnson and N’Guessan mixed for 17 of the 36 rebounds, together with 6 of 13 offensive boards.
  • Ok-State scored 14 factors off 11 turnovers by Nevada, which have been each season-lows… It marked the primary time that the Wildcats have pressured fewer than 20 turnovers…The group has now pressured 97 turnovers by way of its first 5 video games, together with 20 or extra in 4 of 5 video games.
  • The bench was as soon as once more productive with 16 factors, together with 7 by senior desi sills.
  • Ok-State took 4 extra prices on night time, and now have 21 prices taken by way of the primary 5 video games.

participant notes

  • Seniors Keyontae Johnson (28) and Markquis Nowell (29) mixed for 57 of the Wildcats’ 96 factors… The 57 mixed factors are probably the most by two Wildcat teammates since Dean Wade (34) and kamau stokes (23) mixed for 57 factors at Iowa State on Dec. 29, 2017… It marked simply the 15th time in class historical past that two gamers scored 25 or extra factors in the identical sport and the primary time since Jacob Pullen (28) and denis clement (25) did it in opposition to Xavier on March 25, 2010.
  • Nowell completed with 29 factors (a Ok-State excessive) on 10-of-20 discipline targets, together with 2-of-7 from 3-point vary, and 7-of-9 free throws, to go together with 11 assists, 2 rebounds in 41 minutes… Nowell grew to become simply the fifth Wildcat with a 20-point/10-assist sport in class historical past and the primary since angel rodriguez had 21 factors and 10 assists vs. TCU on March 5, 2013… He was one level shy of the primary 30-point / 10-assist sport in class historical past… It was his ninth profession double-double (factors / assists), together with his fourth de él at Ok-State … It was his of him 20th sport of at the very least 20 factors, together with his fourth at Ok-State… It was his 10th sport of at the very least 10 assists, together with his fifth such sport as a Wildcat.
  • Johnson collected a career-high 28 factors on 8-of-13 discipline targets, together with 2-of-3 from 3-point vary, and 10-of-11 free throws with a game-high 9 rebounds, 1 help and 1 steal in 41 minutes… It was his ninth profession 20-point sport and his first at Ok-State… The 28 factors surpassed his earlier excessive of 25 vs. LSU on Feb. 26, 2020, as a Florida Gator… It was Johnson’s fifth straight double-digit scoring sport… He has now scored in double figures in 43 profession video games.
  • Junior David N’Guessan completed with a close to double-double with 8 factors on 4-of-6 discipline targets and eight rebounds to go together with 2 blocks in 27 minutes.
  • Senior desi sills He was sturdy from the bench, posting 7 factors on 3-of-5 discipline targets and 1-of-1 free throws to go together with 4 rebounds and three assists in 28 minutes.
  • Ok-State used a beginning lineup of fifth-year senior Markquis Nowellsophomore Cam Carterfifth-year senior Keyontae Johnsonjunior Nae’Qwan Tomlin and junior David N’Guessan… It marked the fourth time utilizing this lineup.
  • Nowell made his twenty sixth begin at Ok-State, whereas Carter, Johnson and Tomlin all made their fifth begins in Wildcat uniforms and N’Guessan his fourth… It was Johnson’s 60th begin in school (different 55 at Florida), the ninth for Carter (different 4 at Mississippi State), fourth by N’Guessan (all at Ok-State), whereas Tomlin made his fifth Division I begin.

IN-SEASON TOURNAMENT HISTORY

  • Ok-State will play in its 87th in-season match this week on the Cayman Islands Basic, together with its eleventh exterior the continental United States and the primary since going 3-0 and successful the Paradise Jam on Nov. 16-19, 2018, in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. It’s the first general in-season match since going 0-2 on the Corridor of Fame Basic in Kansas Metropolis on Nov. 22-23, 2021.
  • Ok-State has a 179-114 general document in taking part in in 87 in-season tournaments with 16 match titles to its credit score. The group final received a title on the 2018 Paradise Jam, defeating Japanese Kentucky, Penn and Missouri. In reality, the final 2 titles have come at tournaments exterior the continental US, in 2011 Diamond Head Basic (Hawai’i) and 2018 Paradise Jam (USVI).
  • The Wildcats have performed in 10 different tournaments exterior the continental US, beginning with the 1985 Maui Invitational. Others embody the 1989 Nice Alaska Shootout (runner-up), 1993 Hawai’i Nike Pageant (champion), 2011 Diamond Head Basic (champion), Maui Invitational (1998 and 2014), Paradise Jam (2002 and 2018) and Puerto Rico Tip -Off (2009 and 2013).

IN-SEASON TOURNAMENT HISTORY

Total: 179-114/87th Look
In-Season Event Titles: 16
Final In-Season Event Title: 2018 Paradise Jam (3-0)
At Cayman Islands Basic: 2-0/First Look
vs. LSU: First Assembly

LSU (5-0)

  • LSU enters Wednesday sport with a 5-0 document after residence wins over Kansas Metropolis, Arkansas State and New Orleans to go together with wins over Illinois State (77-61) and Akron (73-58) on the Cayman Islands Basic.
  • Switch Adam Miller and KJ Williams are averaging 17.4 factors per sport, as Williams is hitting at 53.2 p.c clip from the sector with a team-best 7.0 rebounds, whereas Miller is 45.9 p.c with a team-best 15 3-point discipline targets. Justice Hill additionally averages double figures at 10.8 per sport. Hill performed at Arkansas with Wildcat seniors desi sills and Abayomi Ijiola.
  • LSU is led by first-year head coach Matt McMahon, who posted a 154-67 document at Murray State. He has led the Racers to the NCAA Event on 3 events, together with the spherical of 32 with a 31-3 document in 2021-22.

SERIES HISTORY

  • This is able to be the primary assembly with LSU.

SERIES HISTORY WITH LSU

Total: First assembly
At Impartial Websites: First assembly
Lively Streak: n/a
Final Assembly: n/a
Tang vs. LSU: First assembly
Ok-State vs. SEC: 167-155 [30-19 at neutral sites]

Tang vs. Matt McMahon: First assembly

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